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Counsel for Sale of Affordable Housing Complex

Lead negotiation and document drafting for sale of $2.75 MM affordable housing apartment complex, including negotiation and assignment of land use restrictions and loan from the Illinois Housing Development Authority.

Dennis E. Merkley

Counsel to Public Charter School in Building Flagship Campus

Counsel to a Nevada public charter school in its borrowing of $34.77MM (backed by tax-exempt bonds), to finance the school’s purchase of land and construction of a flagship K-12 campus.

Mark J. Gardberg

Counsel on Acquisition of Mixed-Use Building

Advised electrical distributor on the acquisition of a mixed-use building (office and warehouse) located in Brighton, MI. 

Elliot R. Vilders

Successfully Represented Tenant by Settling Real Estate Dispute regarding Lease and Purchase Option

Successfully defended two companies in an action filed by landlord to terminate a commercial lease and purchase option agreement. After filing counterclaims and engaging in strategic discovery and depositions that exposed the landlord and its principal to liability for punitive damages, successfully negotiated settlement for client to purchase property at below fair market value with landlord paying nearly $200,000 of clients' attorneys' fees and costs.   

L. Christopher Rose

Counsel to Receiver

Counsel to receiver regarding federal firearms license holder engaging in sale and renting of firearms, and separate sale of real property and business assets/operations, including privileged licenses, to generate recovery for creditors. 

Christopher M. Warburton

Counsel to Financial Institutions

Represented multiple financial institutions in real estate, construction, and working capital financing transactions, including lead negotiation and drafting of credit agreement, promissory note, mortgage, assignment of leases, security agreement, and other ancillary documents related thereto.

Nolan A. Yaldo

Counsel on $1MM Easement for Telecommunications Equipment

Counsel to a building owner in developing, negotiating, and drafting a $1MM roof top access easement for telecommunication equipment company with an ongoing monthly residual to building owner as new telecommunication equipment companies access the site.

Gustaf R. Andreasen

Commercial Transactions and Real Estate

Lead or co-counsel in several commercial litigation cases involving commercial transactions and real estate matters.

Brad Knickerbocker

Counsel to Municipality on $14.5MM Development

Counsel to a municipality in $14.5MM case of first impression regarding a public/private residential real estate development using the municipality's Brownfield Redevelopment Authority for project financing to redevelop 82 acres of previously vacant/obsolete property.

Gustaf R. Andreasen

Securities Offerings in Capital Raises and Entity Organization

Counsel on securities offerings to multiple broker-dealers and entrepreneurs in capital raises and entity organization for a myriad of ventures, such as wine production, real estate (commercial/residential, assisted living), food services, automotive, manufacturing, IP licensing, and tech start-ups.

Gustaf R. Andreasen